Desktop

GNOME Help

A guide for GNOME 3 desktop users

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Accessibility

Dasher Manual

Dasher is an accessible text entry application that uses pointing gestures rather than typing. It is designed to be fast while fun to use.

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Mousetweaks Manual

Mousetweaks provides mouse accessibility enhancements for the GNOME Desktop.

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Orca Screen Reader

Orca is a free, open source, flexible, and extensible screen reader that provides access to the graphical desktop via speech and refreshable braille.

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Utilities

Archive Manager Help

Learn to use and manage compressed archives of files and folders.

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Character Map Manual

Character Map is a Unicode character map that allows you to select characters from a table and insert then in to a text string.

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Dictionary

Look up word definitions in Dictionary.

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Gda Browser Help

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gedit Text Editor

Home page of the gedit help guide.

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Gnote Manual

Gnote is a simple desktop note-taking application, with some powerful built-in features to help you organize your ideas.

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moserial Manual V3.0.0

moserial is a serial terminal for the GNOME desktop, optimized for logging and file capture.

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Search for Files Manual

A search tool to find files, folders and documents on your computer.

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Zenity Manual

Zenity is a rewrite of gdialog, the GNOME port of dialog which allows you to display dialog boxes from the commandline and shell scripts.

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Games

AisleRiot Manual

AisleRiot is a collection of over 80 card games programmed in GNOME's scripting language, Scheme.

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GNOME Sudoku

Learn to play GNOME Sudoku, a logic-based puzzle game in which a grid must be filled with the correct numbers.

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Iagno

Iagno is the two player strategy game of Othello, which is also known as Reversi and is similar to Go. The pieces are tiles that are black on one side and white on the other and the objective is for the player to flip his/her opponent's tiles to his/her color, while keeping the opponent from doing the same. Once the board is filled with tiles, the winner is the player with the most of his/her color tiles on the board.

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Lights Off

Lights Off is a puzzle game, where the objective is to turn off all of the tiles on the board. Each click toggles the state of the clicked tile and its non-diagonal neighbors.

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Quadrapassel

Quadrapassel is GNOME's version of Tetris, the classic game of interlocking four-piece blocks. As they fall from the top, the player must orient them to fit the other blocks at the bottom so that they form a complete horizontal line, in which case that line disappears and the player gains points.

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Swell Foop Manual

Swell Foop is a puzzle game, of which the objective is to clear the window of as many pieces as possible by clicking on groups of the same colored pieces. That group will vanish and the pieces on top will fall until there are none left or no more color groups.

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Graphics

Cheese Webcam Application

Cheese lets you take photos and videos using your webcam. You can even add special effects!

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Evince Document Viewer

Document Viewer, formally known as Evince, is made for viewing PDF documents. Learn how to get started with Document Viewer and its features.

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Eye of GNOME Image Viewer

Help for the Eye of GNOME Image Viewer.

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Internet

Empathy

Empathy is the instant messaging application for GNOME. It supports text, voice and video chat over many protocols.

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Evolution Mail and Calendar

Manage your email, contacts and schedule

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Net Tool

A network diagnostic tool

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Personal File Sharing Manual

gnome-user-share is a session service that enables easy sharing of files between several computers.

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Remote Desktop Viewer help

Learn how to connect remotely to other desktops.

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Web help

Web, formerly known as Epiphany, is the GNOME web browser. Get started with Web and learn about the available features.

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Sound & Video

Brasero Help

Brasero is an application for burning CDs and DVDs.

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GNOME Audio Profiles Manual

GNOME Audio Profiles is a set of audio encoding configurations for GStreamer based applications.

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GNOME Volume Control Manual V2.1

GNOME Volume Control is an audio mixer

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GStreamer Properties Manual V2.5

GStreamer Properties lets you configure parameters related to the hardware and multimedia

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Rhythmbox Music Player

Rhythmbox is the full featured music player for GNOME Desktop.

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Sound Juicer Manual

Sound Juicer is a simple and clean CD ripping tool. It allows you to extract the audio from audio compact discs and convert them into audio files that your computer can understand and play.

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Sound Recorder Manual V2.5

Sound Recorder is a simple application to record and play different sound files

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Totem Movie Player Manual

Totem Movie Player is a media player for GNOME that runs on GStreamer by default, but can also be run on xine. It has support for most audio and video codecs including DVDs among many others. Features include TV-out, fullscreen, subtitles, and more.

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Office Applications

gLabels label and business card designer

gLabels main window

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Glom User Guide V0.2

User manual for Glom.

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System

Configuration Editor Manual

Configuration Editor can be used to change configuration options used by applications that may not be available through Preference dialogs

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Disk Usage Analyzer help

Disk Usage Analyzer is a graphical storage device scanner.

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GNOME Color Manager Manual

GNOME Color Manager is a session program that makes it easy to manage, install and generate color profiles in the GNOME desktop.

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GNOME Power Manager Manual

GNOME Power Manager is a session daemon for the GNOME Desktop that manages the power settings for your laptop or desktop computer.

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gnome-bluetooth Manual

gnome-bluetooth is an application to manage Bluetooth devices in the GNOME desktop.

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gnome-packagekit Manual

gnome-packagekit is a suite of tools for integration with the GNOME desktop.

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Log File Viewer Help

System Log Viewer is a graphical user interface to view and monitor system log files.

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Nanny Parental Control

Nanny is a parental control capable of controlling the usage time applications, web pages to which the user can connect or not and manage blacklists of web sites.

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Network Administration Tool Manual

The Network Administration Tool allows you to specify the way your system connects to other computers and to internet.

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Palimpsest Disk Utility Manual

This document describes the Palimpsest Disk Utility application.

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Services Administration Tool Manual

The Services Administration Tool allows you to specify which services will be started during the system boot process.

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Shared Folders Administration Tool Manual

The Shared Folders Administration Tool allows you to share folders to other computers in your network or in the internet.

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System Monitor

System Monitor shows you what programs are running and how much processor time, memory, and disk space are being used.

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Terminal

Set up and use the highly customizable GNOME terminal emulator.

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Time Administration Tool Manual

The Time Administration Tool allows you to set the time, date and timezone of your system, as well as setting any time server to synchronize your local time server.

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Users Administration Tool Manual

The Users Administration Tool allows you add, delete and modify the existing users and groups in your system.

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Other Documentation

Accerciser

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Banshee media player

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Boxes

Learn to set up local virtual machines and to connect to remote virtual machines. You can also use Boxes to connect to remote desktops.

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Builder

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Calculator Help

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Chess Manual

GNOME Chess is a game for playing the classic board game of chess, in which two players simulate a battle by capturing the opponents pieces and ultimately the king. It can be played in 2D or 3D mode, full screen or in a window.

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Clocks

Use Clocks as a stopwatch, a timer, to set alarms and to check the time in different cities around the world.

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Documents

Organize, view and edit the documents that are stored locally on your computer or online.

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EasyTAG

Learn how to use EasyTAG, a comprehensive tag editor for FLAC, Monkey's Audio, MP2, MP3, MP4/AAC, MusePack, Ogg Opus, Ogg Speex, Ogg Vorbis and WavPack audio files.

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Encryption and Keyrings Manual

Encryption and Keyrings is the application for managing your primary encryption key and how the passphrase for your key is stored after performing an encryption operation.

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F-Spot photo manager

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Five or More

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Four-in-a-row

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GDA Vala Extensions Manual

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gda-sql

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Glade Interface Designer Manual

Glade is a user interface designer for GTK+ applications.

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GNOME Mines

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GNOME Tetravex

GNOME Tetravex help.

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gThumb Help

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Hitori Help

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Klotski Manual

Klotski is a puzzle game of which the objective is to get the patterned block to the marker, which is done by moving the blocks in its way.

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Logs help

Browse and search through your systemd journal logs.

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Mahjongg

GNOME Mahjongg help.

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Music

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Nibbles

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Notes

Learn how to use and manage your notes.

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Passwords and Keys

Use Passwords and Keys to remember your passwords, and to create and manage PGP and SSH keys.

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Photos

Photos is a personalised photo manager tool from GNOME.

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Polari

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Robots

Index

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Tali Manual

Tali is like Yahtzee for GNOME or like poker with dice. The player rolls dice to try to make the best possible combinations, like 4 of a kind, small straight, and full house. The player is allowed 3 rolls per turn and can hold certain dice with each roll.

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Taquin

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The Gnumeric Manual, version 1.12

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The PDF Mod Manual

This is the user's manual for PDF Mod, a simple tool for manipulating PDF documents.

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Tomboy Notes

Tomboy is a note taking application for the GNOME Desktop, Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X. Tomboy is easy to use, and helps you organize the ideas and information you work with everyday.

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User manual for GHex

GHex is a simple binary editor. It lets users view and edit a binary file in both hex and ascii with a multiple level undo/redo mechanism. Features include find and replace functions, conversion between binary, octal, decimal and hexadecimal values, and use of an alternative, user-configurable MDI concept that lets users edit multiple documents with multiple views of each.

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